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It has been discovered that someone calling themselves inernoligger007 aka Eric Sharp has been plagiarising both the virtual fourth and fifth seasons, passing off other people's hard work as their own.

At a location I will not link to, this individual released scripts in HTML formal called "Uncertain Future" and "Who They Are" that contain virtually no original material but were instead copied and pasted from a number of existing scripted episodes, most notably "Gestalt" and "Blood and Water" from VS4, and "Gotterdammerung", "Chrysalis", "One and Many" and "Laicite" from VS5.

Also stolen from VS5 was the video main title sequence, featuring the taglines "watch... wonder... who decides?"

Do not be fooled. This person did not create any of this. The video sequence is the work of VS5 Art Director JT Vaughn and nobody else. The scripts contain copied segments from various existing episodes juggled out of order and with a few names changed. They are the work of the original authors, stolen by this individual.

This is plagiarism and it is not acceptable. It should not be allowed to prosper.

Fortunately, after being exposed, all the offending material has now been removed. I would ask that everyone remain vigilant, and to alert the relevant producers should they ever suspect that something like this is happening again.

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Guest ZeusFaber

Yes, I posted this in both the VS4 and VS5 forums since the offending material plagiarises both.

The offender has been ordered to cease and desist, and all materials should be removed very soon.

No other writings from TIWWA have been plagiarised as yet, just an assortment of the VS4 and VS5 scripts cobbled together into two offending scripts. This was discovered by finding the offender's profile at two online locations and cross-referencing, but I'm sure you understand that I don't want to divulge those locations so as not to give him any more traffic and attention that he already has.

Cheats and frauds cannot hind.

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It has been discovered that someone calling themselves inernoligger007 aka Eric Sharp has been plagiarising both the virtual fourth and fifth seasons, passing off other people's hard work as their own.

Truly infuriating. I'm sorry to hear about that. How can anyone get any kind of satisfaction by doing something like that? I don't understand. :nope:

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Thank you for your support.

I am pleased to say that all the offending material has now been removed. I would ask that everyone remain vigilant, and to alert the relevant producers should they ever suspect that something like this is happening again.

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